The City of Varna
Varna is with 335,000 inhabitants, after Sofia and Plovdiv, the third largest city of Bulgaria. It is the most important Bulgarian port city on the Black Sea. It is not surprising that Varna is often called the “traditional capital of Bulgaria”, since Varna is one of the most important centers of transportation. Varna has an international airport, in addition to one of the greatest ports in Bulgaria. With an international airport, a lot of railway and road connections to many places in the country, the city is an important transport junction in Bulgaria. Furthermore, the city is an extremely popular tourist destination for tourists from the all around the world, thanks to its warm climate and its long sandy beaches.
Those, who are looking for many sights and cultural treasures, will definitely find what they are looking for in Varna. The city offers multiple attractions: the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, from 1896, is located in the center. It a has a really impressive architecture. Those who like history will find themselves at home in the numerous museums of Varna. In the Ethnographic Museum, from 1860, in the Maritime Museum, in the Archaeological Museum and in several other museums, you can admire interesting exhibits that give an impression of the long Bulgarian history.
Varna is a modern European metropolis. Next to the old town are big residential areas. In the city there are many brand retail chains and shopping centers, exhibitions, office spaces and banks, as well as new technology and business parks.
The city of Varna welcomes hundreds of international students every year, as well as thousands of international tourists, which makes it a perfect town to enjoy student life to its fullest. You will find everything you may need for your daily life in the city and at the university.